MoDOT is hoping to "beet" Mother Nature this winter by using an anti-icing product made from sugar beets to help keep the roads clear. Besides its tried and true snow removal equipment and materials, the department has been testing a product called Geomelt that helps cut down on the amount of salt used. Beets
MoDOT wants to know what you think of the recent highway improvements made under the Smooth Roads Initiative.You’re invited to take a quick survey and share your thoughts on the rumble stripes, larger signs and reflective markers that were added to our highways in the past two years. The information will help MoDOT make decisions about future improvements. Click here to take the survey or visit www.modot.org and click on the “Give Us Your Opinion” button.
Transportation Leaders Discuss Future Funding Options
If Missourians want to continue to see road and bridge improvements, they'll need to work with the state's leadership to find ways to finance them. Otherwise, it will be difficult to maintain Missouri's highway system in its current condition. Funding
Transportation Issues To Be Studied
With winter weather in the forecast, MoDOT has several tools to keep travel safer. Map
Missouri Adopt-A-Highway Program Turns 20!
Missouri's Adopt-A-Highway program is now offering groups the option of adopting roadsides solely to plant Missouri wildflowers. While some groups have been planting flowers, trees and shrubs all along as part of their beautification efforts, this new option will encourage the growth of wildflowers native to Missouri, such as coreopsis and purple coneflowers. AAH
Over the past 20 years, more than 100,000 volunteers have picked up thousands of bags of litter, mowed hundreds of roadside miles, and planted countless flowers, trees and shrubs. These activities make a significant impact on the appearance of Missouri roadsides. Charters
Check Out the Latest Connections
The latest issue of Connections, MoDOT's monthly employee newsletter, is now online. For some of the latest statewide and district news, make the connection! Connections Online
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